All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1960 item #1451829 (stock #PNG128)
An excellent primitive stone axe (adz) from the Komoro Timika region of West Papua New Guinea (Irian Jaya). It is 16-1/2” long and was used for sago picking and tilling the ground. The rare black large nephrite axe head is fastened with rattan and retains its sharp bit. Choice example.